The MPA commissioned the Fire Protection Association to undertake a fire test to demonstrate the performance, robustness and peace of mind which can be delivered by non-combustible concrete cladding systems. Learn more about why using concrete to protect against fire is a responsible design decision.
BS 8414-2:2020 Test Report with Classification in Accordance with BR135
In this edition of the British Precast Architectural and Structural Newsletter we explore reasons why precast can thrive in a post-pandemic world.
This Code gives a guide to the current good practice for the installation of a majority of types of architectural and structural precast concrete (cladding, wall panels, beams, stairs etc). The code is useful for installers, designers and contractors. Only up-to-date at the time of its publication.
Building projects in the UK are specifying a design life of 60 years, but, British concrete standards give information to intended working lives of 50 or 100 years. British Precast Architectural and Structural have produced a helpful factsheet to resolve the discrepancy.
In this edition of the British Precast Architectural and Structural Newsletter we explore why precast concrete is perfectly positioned to take advantage of government backing for offsite construction methods in the education sector.
MPA Precast is part of the Mineral Products Association, the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime, mortar and industrial sand industries. www.mineralproducts.org
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